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How frustrating is Angel?!

How frustrating is Angel?!
How frustrating is Juan Pablo Angel?

I mean, we all know the bloke can play a bit. Its only a couple of seasons ago that he scored 23 league and cup goals and I will never forget that screamer against Chelsea in the League Cup Quarter final.

But since his injury at the beginning of last season he hasn't produced the goods. I have to admit to having a soft-spot for JPA. Without wishing to use a D'Olism, I have always found him to be an honest player. He doesn't strike me as being from the same mould as, say, Milan Baros. He seems to be the type of player who just gets on with it in training and doesn't give the manager or club any headaches.

On the field too, though he has been bloody awful at times this season, at least he seems to be TRYING. Working hard, helping out in defence (although I wish he hadn't against Spurs), and fighting for the ball. But dear oh dear, he just seems to have lost it now.

I don't suppose it will be long now before JPA leaves the club, when he does I will always be wondering about what might have been. He has to be the most frustrating player I have ever seen in a Villa shirt.

By jonah
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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday January 22 2007
Time: 4:23PM

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In a word, VERY. I still say we don't get the right supply but nevertheless, his goalscoring record is hardly that of a top striker.
The Fear
22/01/2007 16:33:00
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He's no good. Just as much a waste of money as Watson, Unsworth, Stone, Collymore, Hadji and Balaban !
crosswesleyanchapel
22/01/2007 16:40:00
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Unfortunately agreed, potential unrealised, such a waste, he had it, where did it go? seasons of missmanagement perhaps, battered his confidence so much he is a shadow of his former self.
steff_the_villan
22/01/2007 16:46:00
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Truly frustrating. I think he's going blind, the shots he makes, but he get's an "A" for effort, and for being a swell guy. He's like a chicken, really: expending an infinite amount of energy not accomplishing really much at all.
505anthony
22/01/2007 16:47:00
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Frustrating on a stick. He needs the right partner to play off. Him and DV were great togther. A big un up there may help. From what I hear, he leaves his form on the training pitch. Does lack pace though, but gives his all.
tarzan
22/01/2007 16:52:00
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will MON try Young and Carew up front together??
kentvilla
22/01/2007 16:55:00
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He is also now clearly overweight
paranoid_ormandroyd
22/01/2007 16:55:00
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Luke Moore back soon remember - Young on the right and Barry on the left - Carew and Gabby up front
paranoid_ormandroyd
22/01/2007 17:06:00
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he tries his best but sadly we all wanna break his neck more then we love him
Christo
22/01/2007 17:09:00
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What about Young on the right flank and Carew and Gabby up front? Young can paly more naturally on the wing than Gabby.
Gazvilla
22/01/2007 17:09:00
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